Armed suspect shot, killed by Napa County sheriff’s deputy


A Napa County sheriff’s deputy fatally shot a man with a gun late Sunday night. 

It happened around 11 p.m. on the 1100 block of Henry Road. 

Officers patrolling the area contacted a driver and there was an altercation. 

The driver had a gun and the deputy opened fire, according to officials. The suspect died at the scene. 

Officials say there are no other suspects and no other people were in the car.

Investigators are reviewing the deputy’s body camera footage which shows the suspect fired first from his car before the deputy shot and killed the man. 

The suspects’ identity has not been released at this time.

Authorities say the deputy was not injured and she has been put on administrative leave. 

The sheriff’s department continues to investigate the situation further. 



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